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FERC Approves Reliability Standard VSL
by NAW Staff on Thursday June 26 2008
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) completed the penalty-setting matrix for violations of mandatory electric reliability standards when it approved assignments of violation severity levels [read more]
Duke Energy Expands Wind Operations With Acquisition
by NAW Staff on Thursday June 26 2008
Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy has acquired Catamount Energy Corp. from funds affiliated with private equity firm Diamond Castle Holdings LLC. According to Duke Energy, the [read more]
HTS Transmission Cable System Commissioned
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 25 2008
Hauppauge, N.Y.-based American Superconductor Corp. (AMSC), Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy have announced the commissioning of the world's first [read more]
FERC: U.S. Needs New Electricity Generation, Transmission
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 25 2008
Higher fuel prices, increased capital costs and continued uncertainty about climate policy are helping fuel the rising costs of electricity faced by consumers across the [read more]
CWind Offers New Wind Turbine Design
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 25 2008
CWind, a subsidiary of Canada-based New World Generation, has completed testing of the company's new friction drive wind turbine. Based on data collected from a [read more]
Court Rules In Favor Of Cape Wind
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 24 2008
Barnstable Superior Court Judge Robert Kane has allowed motions by Cape Wind and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to dismiss four of five counts that had [read more]
Bluewater Wind Signs PPA For 200 MW Of Offshore Wind Power
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 24 2008
Bluewater Wind Delaware LLC, a subsidiary of Babcock & Brown, has signed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Delmarva Power for up to 200 [read more]
Siemens To Develop Second Illinois Plant
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 24 2008
Alpharetta, Ga.-based Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. has announced that it will invest more than $20 million to develop a second plant in Elgin, Ill., [read more]
Paterson Announces Agreement On Renewable Legislation
by NAW Staff on Monday June 23 2008
Gov. David A. Paterson, D-N.Y., has finalized an agreement with the state Legislature on energy legislation that will authorize increased development of renewable energy through [read more]
Minnesota Releases Study On Renewable Generation Potential
by NAW Staff on Monday June 23 2008
The Minnesota Department of Commerce's Office of Energy Security has released the first phase of a statewide study of dispersed renewable generation potential, meeting a [read more]
Wind Turbine Industry Steps Up to Global Demand
by NAW Staff on Friday June 20 2008
Emerging Energy Research (EER), a research and advisory firm analyzing clean and renewable energy markets, expects the global installed wind base to grow more than [read more]
Westar Energy Breaks Ground On Wind Project
by NAW Staff on Friday June 20 2008
Topeka, Kan.-based Westar Energy and Broomfield, Colo.-based Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES) say they will conduct a ground-breaking ceremony today at the Central Plains Wind [read more]
Tai Wind Consortium Launches Green-Collar Initiative
by NAW Staff on Friday June 20 2008
Toronto's Trillium Power Wind Corp. and several other groups have announced the launch of the Tai wind consortium to build offshore wind turbines and equipment [read more]
JdF Cable Receives DOE Presidential Permit
by NAW Staff on Friday June 20 2008
Vancouver, B.C.-based Sea Breeze Power Corp. has received a presidential permit from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the Juan de Fuca Cable (JdF [read more]
Study: Tax Revenues From Wind Farms Offset Tax Incentive
by NAW Staff on Thursday June 19 2008
GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE, has unveiled a study estimating that the federal tax incentive for wind energy projects, which is set [read more]
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